Aisha Tyler featured on Who Do You Think You Are? Sunday on TLC

Actress Aisha Tyler uncovers an astonishing tale of a prominent ancestor on the next episode of Who Do You Think You Are?, Sunday, April 3rd at 9/8c on TLC.

Who Do You Think You Are? returns for a new season featuring actress Aisha Tyler on a new episode airing this Sunday, April 3rd at 9/8c on TLC.

The two-time Emmy nominated series returns this spring to follow more of today’s most beloved and iconic celebrities as they embark on personal journeys of self-discovery to trace their family trees. The series continues to deliver unbelievable stories from crucial moments in history, including a number of firsts for the series, such as a male witch hunt, and traveling to Portugal, Sweden and Ellis Island.

In this week’s episode, Aisha Tyler dives fearlessly into her mother’s family history, tracking down the story of a man that had been lost over generations. She uncovers the astonishing tale of a prominent ancestor whose struggle to keep his illegitimate son a secret made the papers; a father who actively fought against his kin’s basic human rights; and the impressive story of her two times great-grandfather, who dove headlong into controversy, took a brave stand for his people, and left a mark so great that he is commemorated today by one of America’s capital cities.

The Aisha Tyler episode airs on Sunday April 3, 2016, 9:00 pm Eastern / 8:00 pm Central on TLC. Check your local television listings for the exact time in your location.

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©2016, copyright Thomas MacEntee. All rights reserved.

Tom Bergeron featured on Who Do You Think You Are? Sunday on TLC

Television host Tom Bergeron finds his French-Canadian roots on the next episode of Who Do You Think You Are?, Sunday, August 30th at 9/8c on TLC.

Tom Bergeron investigates his French-Canadian roots on his father’s side to find out what brought his ancestors to North America on a new episode of Who Do You Think You Are? airing this Sunday, August 30 at 9/8c on TLC.

Television host Tom Bergeron sets out to unravel the murky history of his paternal roots. Tracing back over 400 years, he uncovers the dramatic story of his 10x great-grandparents, who endured brutal warfare and starvation in France. Then Tom follows their daughter, who was orphaned as a teenager and bravely set off across the Atlantic, playing a significant role in establishing the New World.

The Tom Bergeron episode airs on Sunday 30 August 2015, 9:00 pm Eastern / 8:00 pm Central on TLC. Check your local television listings for the exact time in your location.

Photo credit: Photo courtesy of TLC. Used by permission.

©2015, copyright Thomas MacEntee.

Bryan Cranston featured on Who Do You Think You Are? Sunday on TLC

Actor Bryan Cranston looks for answers in his paternal roots on the next episode of Who Do You Think You Are?, this Sunday, August 23rd at 9/8c on TLC.

Bryan Cranston was abandoned by his father as a youth; so he sets out to investigate his paternal roots, and discovers a troubling pattern that spans generations, and an aunt he never knew existed. Catch Bryan’s journey on a new episode of Who Do You Think You Are? airing this Sunday, August 23 at 9/8c on TLC.

Bryan Cranston had a happy childhood until his father abandoned the family when Bryan was just 11. Curious whether this is a family trait, Bryan sets out to explore his paternal roots; he finds men both honorable and shameful, a troubling pattern of desertion, and an aunt he never even knew existed.

The Bryan Cranston episode airs on Sunday 23 August 2015, 9:00 pm Eastern / 8:00 pm Central on TLC. Check your local television listings for the exact time in your location.

Photo credit: Photo courtesy of TLC. Used by permission.

©2015, copyright Thomas MacEntee.